In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Settlers refuse to comply
Plus relief for survivors, Wizards owner dies, and more in the news
Plus a potential settlement freeze, messiah problems, and more
U.S., Europeans, Hamas all voice objections
Plus dreidel for fame and fortune, mixed marriages, and more
Israel rejects unilateral move; analysts argue peace process is dead
Plus Palestinian plans and David Irving’s email, and more in the news
If Israel won’t stop settlement construction
Remembering Marek Edelman, a leader of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising
Says Iran, plus a new charge against Israel and more in the news
An admission they were broken, or needed update for age of terrorism?
And implicitly disses Netanyahu
But has nothing to say about Netanyahu
A South Carolina GOP gaffe, plus olives, espionage, and more in the news
Plus bad advertising, a Hungarian wingnut, and more in the news
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.